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Court rules cheerleading uniform designs not copyrightable; Sixth Circuit has chance to weigh in
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

The Sixth Circuit has an opportunity to consider the copyrightability of clothing design elements. A federal court in Tennessee recently held that


Cindy Lee Garcia’s application to Copyright Office to register separately her performance in “Innocence of Muslims” was turned down
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

After Judge Sydney Thomas advised the parties in Garcia v. Google that a judge of the Ninth Circuit has requested a vote of the full court on Google's


Federal Circuit holds Java API code copyrightable, revives Oracle’s billion-dollar suit against Google
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

The Federal Circuit today overruled a federal district judge and held that Oracle's API computer source code qualifies for copyright protection


Discovery limited to avoid a fishing expedition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

Judge Keys granted in part defendant MBHB’s motion to compel document production and request for admission responses in this copyright case involving


VARA likely to apply retroactively to victor Henderson “Brooks Avenue Painting claim”
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2014

We reported recently on a new lawsuit in California invoking the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) in the context of a mural by Victor Henderson, of


The trouble with sharing
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

Copyright co-ownership is a well-established method of allocating rights within the software, recording, and motion picture industries. In theory, it


Acquiring bare right to sue for copyright infringement is insufficient to confer standing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

In a case of substance triumphing over form, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a company who was effectively assigned the


“Innocence of Muslims” producer answers complaint to contest Garcia allegations, effect on copyright argument should be minimal
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2014

While the appeal by Google of an order to take down any copies of "Innocence of Muslims" awaits a decision by the Ninth Circuit on Google's request


Emerging trends: Supreme Court takes away possible defense for copyright defendants
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2014

In a partial defeat for studios, record companies, publishers and the like, the Supreme Court on May 19, 2014 refused to allow MGM to invoke the


The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television